Dr. Kevin Crawford, Orthopedic Surgeon at Lubbock Sports Medicine

Award-winning Orthopedic Surgeon in Lubbock Texas, specializing in non-invasive sports medicine, including ACL Reconstruction & Shoulder Surgery.

Being the Best Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer Skill Sets Among the many factors behind the success of any high level athlete is an Athletic Trainer (AT). Even though not all iconic sportspersons may have an athletic trainer, they are a critical and proven benefit to one’s career. Athletic training entails several aspects besides simply helping in physical training and injury repair. […]

Types of Bone Fractures

Types of Bone Fractures – Orthopedics, Lubbock TX Types of bone fractures can be many, but here are the main classifications.  If you’ve ever had a broken bone, chances are that you know exactly which one you had – the one that hurt 🙂 The Basics of a bone fracture (medical term for Broken Bone): […]

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome:  What is it? Has your shoulder suddenly lost movement?  Is it painful or stiff? You may have “Frozen Shoulder Syndrome”, also known as adhesive capsulitis. Affecting up to 5% of the population, this is a fairly common ailment.  It can often occur after an injury, overuse, or even after a disease such as […]

Dr. Kevin Crawford Named 2016 KCBD Best of the West

  2016 Best of the West – Orthopedic Surgeons For the sixth consecutive year (7th in 8 years), Dr. Kevin Crawford has been named the KCBD News Channel 11’s Best of the West Orthopedic Surgeon. Voted by the community at large, Dr. Crawford was but one of many orthopedic surgeons to be nominated.  Garnering the […]

Is Exercise good for Brain Health

Is exercise good for Brain Health? Absolutely! Aside from keeping your body fit, physical exercise can benefit brain health in many ways. That’s a win-win! We hit the gym a few times a week, run, or partake in physical activities to keep our bodies’ fit.  We also continue learning new tasks, enjoy crossword puzzles, or take […]

What is Orthopedics?

What is Orthopedics? “or·tho·pe·dics ˌôrTHəˈpēdiks/ noun:  1. The branch of medicine dealing with the correction or deformities of bones or muscles.”   During some time in their life, most people will visit an orthopedic specialist or surgeon.  Some, such as scholastic or professional athletes, will tend to visit an Orthopedist much more often than the rest.  Our […]

Medicine for Motion

Medicine for Motion Lubbock Sports Medicine provides Orthopedic, Regenerative, and Rehab treatment in Lubbock, TX. “MEDICINE FOR MOTION” LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE SOUTH PLAINS, LUBBOCK SPORTS MEDICINE IS YOUR PREMIER SPORTS MEDICINE AND REHAB CENTER.  OUR KNOWLEDGEABLE AND FRIENDLY STAFF IS HERE TO TREAT YOUR ACTIVE LIFESTYLE ORTHOPEDIC INJURIES!   Sports Injury Treatments for Active Lifestyles: Our […]

Outreach Athletic Training

Outreach Athletic TrainingBringing the best athletic training services to our high schools and programs is the Mission of Lubbock Sports Medicine’s Outreach Athletic Training Program. With LSM’s program, we help enable our local athletic programs that lack full-time trainers to obtain the experienced medical staff needed to keep athletes off the training table and back […]

D1 Sports Training

D1 Sports Training, Lubbock Sports Medicine   Lubbock Sports Medicine and Rehab is proud to welcome D1 Sports Training to its facilities.  This is a highly-focuses training program for the more serious athlete, looking to take their physical skills to the next level. D1 Sports Training offers the very best in personal training and techniques. […]

Most Common Throwing Injuries

Most Common Throwing InjuriesTwo of the more common injuries caused by the mechanics (or more specifically, improper mechanics) of throwing are to the rotator cuff that causes instability to the shoulder, and also to the elbow.  The rotator cuff is vitally important to maintaining the shoulder joint in its correct position, as well as sustaining the strength […]